Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 45 84
Rank change year-on-year +6 +39 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 39 41 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.84% 4.02% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.97% 4.15% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 17
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,850 £29,350
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £50,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 785 989 1280
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 96.96% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 672 822 1138
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,000 £23,175
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Sheffield over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Sheffield

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (43.59%) Java
4 15 (38.46%) Scrum
5 13 (33.33%) OO
6 12 (30.77%) PHP
6 12 (30.77%) TDD
6 12 (30.77%) Android
7 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (28.21%) SQL
7 11 (28.21%) Web Services
7 11 (28.21%) SDLC
8 9 (23.08%) Apple iOS
8 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
8 9 (23.08%) LAMP
8 9 (23.08%) MVC
8 9 (23.08%) SOAP
9 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
10 7 (17.95%) C#
10 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (17.95%) REST
10 7 (17.95%) Android Development
10 7 (17.95%) iOS Development
11 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
11 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
11 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
11 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
11 6 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (15.38%) Degree
11 6 (15.38%) Computer Science

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) Broadband
2 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.82%) MySQL
3 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.13%) Couchbase
5 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.69%) JIRA
5 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
5 2 (5.13%) Subversion
6 1 (2.56%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Maven
6 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) Web Services
2 9 (23.08%) LAMP
2 9 (23.08%) SOAP
3 7 (17.95%) REST
4 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 6 (15.38%) XML
5 5 (12.82%) .NET
5 5 (12.82%) Node.js
5 5 (12.82%) React
5 5 (12.82%) WSDL
6 4 (10.26%) RESTful
6 4 (10.26%) Spring
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (7.69%) Gherkin
7 3 (7.69%) J2EE
7 3 (7.69%) JSON
7 3 (7.69%) Kafka
8 2 (5.13%) CSS
8 2 (5.13%) gRPC
8 2 (5.13%) Phalcon
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) iPhone
2 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.13%) Fintech
4 1 (2.56%) Robotics
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Android
2 9 (23.08%) Apple iOS
3 6 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (38.46%) Scrum
4 13 (33.33%) OO
5 12 (30.77%) TDD
6 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (28.21%) SDLC
7 9 (23.08%) MVC
8 7 (17.95%) Android Development
8 7 (17.95%) iOS Development
9 6 (15.38%) OOP
9 6 (15.38%) SOLID
9 6 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
10 5 (12.82%) Kanban
11 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
11 4 (10.26%) Refactoring
11 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
12 3 (7.69%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) PHP
3 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.95%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) C++
7 2 (5.13%) Embedded C++
7 2 (5.13%) Python
7 2 (5.13%) Scala
8 1 (2.56%) C
8 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.56%) Kotlin
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.13%) Graphite
3 1 (2.56%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.56%) Mesos
3 1 (2.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
1 2 (5.13%) Splunk
1 2 (5.13%) Zend
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com